'''Charles Locke Eastlake''' (March 11, 1836 – November 20, 1906) was a United Kingdom|British architect
and furniture designer
Eastlake was born in Plymouth
. Trained by the architect Philip Hardwick
(1792–1870), he popularized William Morris
's notions of decorative arts in the Arts and Crafts movement|Arts and Crafts style
, becoming one of the principal exponents of the revived Early English or Modern Gothic
style popular during the nineteenth century. He did not make any furniture; his designs were produced by professional cabinet maker
s. The style of furniture named after him, Eastlake style
, flourished during the later half of the nineteenth century. A style of architecture, with old English and Gothic elements, is also named for him.
In 1868 he published ''Hints on Household Taste in Furniture, Upholstery and other Details'', which was very influential in Britain, and later in the United States,...